Sentence Examples


  • The archbishop Giovanni Visconti was at this period virtually despot of Milan.
  • It was about 348-345 B.C. that Aristotle spent three years at Assus with Hermeas, an ex-slave who had succeeded his former master Eubulus as despot of Assus and Atarneus.
  • The spectacle of an Eastern despot apparently advancing on the lines of European progress was in itself as astonishing as new.
  • Dionysius was regarded by the ancients as a type of the worst kind of despot - cruel, suspicious and vindictive.
  • Palaeologus and his son Theodore, despot of the Morea; W.